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167 of the Most Inspiring Kindness Rocks Ideas (Quotes)

Please enjoy these inspirational quotes of kindness list for kindness rocks ideas and any craft project. These inspirational words have the ability to make you feel uplifted and motivated to reflect positive emotions to change the way we feel about ourselves. What better way to spread kindness to others but by painting rocks with inspiring words.

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This effortless gesture can put a smile on someone’s face with just a simple message on a rock. Kindness Rocks Project motto is “One Message at just the right moment can change someone’s entire day, outlook, life”.  Megan Murphy, the founder of the Kindness Rocks Project started leaving messages and inspirational words on rocks and leaving on the beaches of Cape Cod to find and to make a difference in their life.

When I found my first painted rock, it sparked excitement and joy of wanting to share that feeling with people who needed a little inspiration in their life. Try putting a little sparkle in someone’s smile, a little skip in their step and a warmth in their heart by gifting them with a heartfelt inspiring message on a painted rock today.

I have updated the original blog post of my Top 40 Inspirational Kindness Rocks Project Ideas with more painting quotes and inspiring words. Enjoy!

short kindness quotes for painted rocks

41 ways to be Awesome today! These short kindness quotes are perfect for your painted rocks projects.

  • Be Awesome Today
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  • You are capable of amazing things
  • Be the reason someone smiles today
  • Do what makes your soul shine
  • Laugh More
  • Follow your bliss
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  • God knew my heart needed you
  • Think Happy Thoughts
  • Be Humble
  • I am thankful
  • I am grateful
  • Live Laugh Love
  • Be yourself
  • Be silly. Be kind. Be honest.
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  • It’s cool to be kind
  • I saw that – Karma
  • Have faith in yourself
  • Be your best self
  • O.P.E. Hold On Pain Ends
  • Cultivate Kindness
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  • Life is better when you laugh
  • Seas the Day
  • Be Kind
  • Wherever you are, be all there – Jim Elliot
  • Happiness is an inside job
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  • Good vibes only
  • Be a Goal Digger
  • Be Loved
  • Embrace the glorious mess you are
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  • Dream Big
  • Inhale Exhale
  • Every Moment Matters
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  • Love Yourself
  • You don’t have to be perfect to be amazing
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  • Enjoy the little things
  • Be Strong
  • The best is yet to come
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  • Happy as a clam
  • Wild and free
  • Start each day with a grateful heart
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Encouraging quotes for the soul

25 encouraging kindness rocks quotes that will give you motivation and the drive to accomplish anything you put your mind to.

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  • Not all who wander are lost
  • Just Breathe
  • You got this
  • Life’s a journey, not a race
  • You are strong
  • I think I can
  • Life is what you make of it
  • Be a little boulder
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  • Mistakes are proof that you are trying
  • If you can dream, you can do it
  • Say yes to new adventures
  • Today I will be my own superhero
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  • If you create it, it will inspire
  • Go after dreams, not people
  • Never stop looking up
  • Have faith in yourself
  • Collect moments, not things
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  • Make today great
  • Less talk more action
  • Why be moody, when you can shake yo booty
  • Don’t wait for an opportunity, create it
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  • The way to get ahead is to start now – William Feather
  • There is time for everything – Thomas Edison
  • Make today worth remembering – Zig Ziglar
  • Do less with more focus

Inspirational quotes for Teachers and kids

28 ways to show compassion and kindness to your teachers and friends. Let these uplifting words of kindness create small acts of kindness to make a big impact in each other’s lives.

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  • Readers are Leaders
  • It takes a big heart to teach little minds
  • May your coffee be strong and your students be calm
  • The future of the world is in my classroom today – Ivan Welton Fitzwater
  • Only the brave teach
  • Teach Love Inspire
  • Beautiful minds inspire others
  • Learn something new
  • Teaching is tough, but so are you
Inspirational teacher quotes
  • Educator of mini humans
  • Keep calm and teach on
  • Kindness changes everything
  • Have courage and be kind
  • Stand up, speak out
  • Be a voice, not an echo
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  • Teaching is love in its purest form
  • No one should teach who is not in love with teaching – Margaret E. Sangster
  • I teach therefore I am awesome
  • Be a buddy, not a bully
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  • Strive for progress, not perfection
  • Give them something great to imitate
  • It’s rude to exclude
  • Choose Kind
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  • Nice is contagious, pass it on
  • Happiness is a habit, cultivate it – Elbert Hubbard
  • Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going – Jim Rohn
  • All things are difficult before they are easy – Thomas Fuller
  • Treat others the way you want to be treated

Kindness Rocks Quotes for FAmilies to live by

13 ways to tell your family how much you love them. There’s nothing quite like encouraging the ones you love with kindness and compassion. Have fun and make memories together by painting quotes on kindness rocks.

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  • Hakuna Matata
  • Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo
  • Just keep swimming
  • I love you a bushel and a peck
family inspirational quotes
  • It’s not what we have in life, but who we have in our life
  • If you can dream it, you can do it – Walt Disney
  • Do the right thing, even when no one is looking
encouraging quotes
  • No act of kindness, is ever wasted – Aesop
  • Always remember, you are loved
  • Always my mother, forever my friend
  • Mistakes are proof that you are trying
  • Tis easier to present bad habits than to break them – Benjamin Franklin

Inspirational words for Kindness Rocks

These 60 inspirational words are the perfect way to spread happiness on painted kindness rocks.

  1. Adventure
  2. Aloha
  3. Amazed
  4. Appreciate
  5. Believe
  6. Blessed
  7. Brave
  8. Breathe
  9. Courage
  10. Create
  11. Devoted
  12. Discover
  13. Dream
  14. Embrace
  15. Encourage
  16. Enough
  17. Faith
  18. Family
  19. Flawless
  20. Fly
  21. Friendship
  22. Forgiveness
  23. Glow
  24. Grace
  25. Graceful
  26. Gratitude
  27. Happy
  28. Heart
  29. Honest
  30. Honor
  31. Hope
  32. Humble
  33. Imagination
  34. Inspire
  35. Joy
  36. Karma
  37. Kindness
  38. Laugh
  39. Life
  40. Live
  41. Love
  42. Mindful
  43. Noble
  44. Peace
  45. Purpose
  46. Restore
  47. Seek
  48. Serenity
  49. Smile
  50. Soulful
  51. Sparkle
  52. Thankful
  53. Thrive
  54. Tranquil
  55. True
  56. Uplift
  57. Warrior
  58. Wisdom
  59. Wonder
  60. Worthy

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I hope you find this list of inspirational words and quotes helpful for your kindness rocks projects. Want more rock painting quotes? Check out 151 Inspirational Quotes The Will Rock Your Painted Rocks, 200+ Craftyworthy Christmas Quotes for Kindness Rocks Ideas, and 61 Walt Disney Quotes. Get inspiration from the Best Kindness Rocks on Instagram

Check out our coloring pages in our Printable Shop! Also, our post on 20 Kindness Quotes Coloring Pages for some free coloring pages.

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In the meantime, if you are new to rock painting and don’t know where to start. Check out the Rock Painting for Beginners series below.

Part 1 – How to Paint Rocks 

Part 2 – Rock Painting Supplies | What you need to know

Part 3 – Easy Rock Painting Techniques

Part 4 – How to Mix Colors with Confidence